ISL 2017/18, Match 71: Delhi Dynamos FC vs Chennaiyin FC, Player Ratings
Delhi Dynamos FC and Chennaiyin FC played out a 1-1 draw in their tie at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi on Sunday. The result helped neither of the two sides as Chennaiyin FC's qualification to the knockout stages will become even more difficult now.
After Raphael Augusto brought down a player in the box, the home side was awarded a penalty. Kalu Uche converted it without hesitation. In the 81st minute, Mailson balanced the scoreline with a header from a set piece movement.
Let us have a look at how the players fared in the high-voltage encounter:
Delhi Dynamos FC
X. Irureta (8/10): The Spanish goalkeeper had a pretty satisfying game, saving a ball with his leg which would have otherwise found the back of the net.
M. Lugun (7/10): Lugun provided the much-needed support to players in front of him, especially L. Chhangte.
G. Cichero (7.5/10): The Colombian defender Gabriel Cichero hogged the limelight at the heart of the of the defence, he was a standout performer.
M. Dhot (6/10): The central defender had a quiet outing as he was overshadowed by the performance by G.Cichero.
J. Moirangthem (5/10): He did not have a memorable game and will look to forget it as soon as possible.
V. Rai (6/10): The midfielder did not have a promising game, and was substituted in the last quarter of the game.
P. Dias (7.5/10): The Brazilian midfielder showed glimpses of South American touch and co-ordinated well with the other players of his side.
L. Chhangte (8.5/10): The most active player in the game, Chhangte amassed 22 passes in the first half itself and also provided at least three dangerous crosses.
R. Fernandes (7.5/10): The star from the opening season of the Indian Super League played positively throughout the game with positive intent.
M. Mirajabe (7/10): The Uruguayan playmaker was spot on with the set-piece movements and quietly played an anchor role in the midfield area.
K. Uche (8/10): The foreigner has a great understanding with P.Dias and winger L. Chhangte. His goal from the spot at the stroke of the hour mark put the home side ahead.
Manuel Arana: NA
Rowilson Rodrigues (6/10): He is a far better player than what he displayed today.